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LOOKING FOR RUNS by  Doug Walters - First Edition - 1971 - from Diversity Books and Biblio.com

LOOKING FOR RUNS

by Walters, Doug

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


London: Pelham Books, 1971. 175pp., unpaginated, candid, action and instructional b/w halftone plates throughout. Book clean, nominally askew. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Nondescript signature on ffep., a formerly dog-eared leaf and light flecking on head of textblock, otherwise leaves clean. Action-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket trivially edgeworn and abraded, else very good. An early-career biography by laconic, laid-back Australian Test cricketer: Doug Walters . . . Contents include: Good place to start, Testing times, Trounced by the Springboks, Captain-For a while, Start right, Batsman's armoury, Bowler's art, Walters the prophet, First at Perth, Ashes change hands, Index, more. Book weight approx. 450g.. First Edition. Hard Cover + D/J [Oblong]. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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